Microsoft's Infamous "Patch Tuesday" Fixes Four Major Holes

Written by John Ponio    Wednesday, 09 November 2011 19:49

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Yesterday was Microsoft's infamous "Patch Tuesday," and Microsoft patched four security holes raging from "Moderate" importance to "critical" importance. There were only one moderate and one critical updates, and the other two were classified as "important." The updates can be gotten through Microsoft Update, and the summary of the problem will follow. If you want to read more details on it, read about it here.

 

  • Vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2588516) (Critical)
  • Vulnerability in Windows Mail and Windows Meeting Space Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2620704) (Important)
  • Vulnerability in Active Directory Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (2630837) (Important)
  • Vulnerability in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Denial of Service (2617657) (Moderate)